Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics170% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:26
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 115
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 440
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 437
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$104
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 586
Reflection 534
Parallax 591
182% 570 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 522
Splatting 293
161% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 34% Great: 71%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 34.7
Write 41
Mixed 36.8
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.23
92% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
129GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 52% Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 8.4
22% 7.77 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 Killer Builds (Compare 2,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $881
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